Save the date for the upcoming IL-PART 2018 Symposium to be held May 7, 2018 in Bloomington, IL. Join us for lessons…


In his latest video, Jim Applegate, visiting professor at the Center for the Study of Education Policy, charts the path to creating colleges where all students have a fair shot at completing a college degree and success gaps for underserved students are eliminated.


A diverse coalition of teachers, K-12 administrators, higher education institutions, and advocacy organizations have come together to call on leaders to address the state’s urgent need to increase the number of teachers and to elevate the teaching profession in 2018 and beyond.  The coalition, Teachers for Illinois' Future: Investing in Teachers for All Students Today and Tomorrow, has a vision that all students, especially those who need the most, have access to the teachers they need to prepare them for college and career.


Two different Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) Trainings have been planned.


Have you ever wondered what home visiting programs do? Or, how to better connect with families receiving home visiting services? The Illinois Birth-to-Third Grade (B-3) Continuity Project is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.


The Illinois Birth-to-Third Grade (B-3) Continuity Conference is set for June 13-14, 2018 at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, Illinois. 

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Below are upcoming opportunities to explore.

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Below are resources for early childhood professionals and those serving the early childhood community.

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The following resources focus on the educational climate and betterment of those serving the K–12 educational community.

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The following is a list of recent resources for those focused on the professional improvement of teachers, principals, and other educational leaders.

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Here are some new resources and news for the field of higher education.

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The following resources might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.